1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us

Administrative Offices of the Williams County Department of Aging
have moved to 1425 E. High Street
(next to the Don North Municipal Building)

 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-4317 and ask for Melissa Cronin. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Melissa Cronin, LSW
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: vgp.williamscounty@gmail.com
NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION
MAY 22 & 29
6-8:30 p.m.
BRYAN SENIOR CENTER
Contact Melissa Cronin for more information or to sign up for the training.

 








 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

NOVEMBER
Mon
Nov 3
8:00 a.m.
Thanksgiving tickets go on sale
Tue
Nov 11
All Centers Closed in honor of Veteran's Day
Thurs
Nov 13
Birthday Day
Thurs
Nov 20
Thanksgiving Dinner @ Veteran's Memorial Building
Ticket holders only
Mon
Nov 24
Cookie orders start - December 23rd
Mon
Nov 24
9:30 a.m.
Alzheimer's Support Group
at Montpelier
Mon
Nov 24
1:00
Low Vision meeting at West Unity
Thurs & Fri
Nov 27 & 28
All Centers closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
DECEMBER  
Tue
Dec 2
7:00 p.m.
Fibromyalgia Support group
Thurs
Dec 11
Birthday & Anniversary Day &
Dinner at the Bryan Senior Center &
Toledo Symphony Concert at St Patricks's Church
(Ticket holders only)
Mon
Dec 15
3:30 - 5:30
Euchre Tournament & Supper
Wed & Thurs
Dec 24 & 25
All Centers Closed for Christmas Holiday
JANUARY  
Thurs
Jan 1
All Centers closed for New Year's Day
 

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER

NOVEMBER  
Tuesday's &
Thursdays
Euchre @ 1:00
Mon,Wed & Fri Exercise with Polly @ 10:15
Fri
Nov 14
11:00
Make mini pumpkin pie croissants
Mon
Nov 17
Evening night out to Wynn's (fee)
Tue
Nov 18
Speaker - Dr. Randy Peters
DECEMBER  
Tuesday's &
Thursday's
Euchre @ 1:00
Mon,Wed & Fri Exercise with Polly @ 10:15
Mon
Dec 1
Bring in your pretty dolls to put in the case for the Holiday
Mon
Dec 8
10:30
Make Ice Ornaments
Fri
Dec 12
1:30
Shopping in Defiance
Tue
Dec 23
11:30
Christmas Party
Bring treats to share
Wed
Dec 31
10:30
New Year's Eve Party
   

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER

  Euchre Days are Mondays & Tuesdays - 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
NOVEMBER  
Tue
Nov 4
11:00
Shake Rattle & Roll with Evergreen
Mon
Nov 17
Senior Night Out
DECEMBER  
Wed
Dec 3 - 23
Twelve Days of Christmas
Mon
Dec 15
Senior Night Out & Lights
Thurs
Dec 18
10:30
Christmas Cookie Exchange
Tues
Dec 23
1:45
Christmas Bingo & Party
Thurs
Dec 31
New Year's Eve Party
   

EDON SENIOR CENTER

NOVEMBER  
Mon
Nov 10
Evergreen Visiting
DECEMBER  
Mon
Dec 22
Fill Christmas Stockings
   

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER

NOVEMBER  
Wed
Nov 12
10:00
Marilyn Royal
Tue
Nov 18
5:00 Obdycke
Wed
Nov 19
10:30
Shake Rattle & Roll with Evergreen
Fri
Nov 21
10:30
Program/Dottie Vollmer
DECEMBER  
Mon
Dec 8
10:30
Leave for Shopping in Adrian
Tue
Dec 9
Go to Evergreen for Bingo
Mon
Dec 22
9:00
Make Christmas baskets for HD consumers
Fri
Dec 26
10:30
Dottie Vollmer/Program
Wed
Dec 31
Toast to the New Year
   

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER

NOVEMBER
  Last day to collect food for Thanksgiving Basket is
Wednesday, November 12
DECEMBER  
Tue
Dec 2
Elementary visiting
Wed
Dec 3
10:30
Chat with Donna
Thurs
Dec 18
High School Choir visiting
Mon
Dec 22
10:30
Cookie Exchange
(bring 2 dozen cookies for exchange)
   

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER

NOVEMBER  
Thurs
Nov 13
Special Guest:
Mary Oliver
Mon
Nov 17
12:15
Organize Baskets for needy families for Thanksgiving
DECEMBER  
Tue & Wed
Dec 2 & 3
Christmas Decoration Garage Sale
Thurs
Dec 4
11:30
Joyful Singers
Tue
Dec 9
10:30
Make Christmas Baskets for HD comsumers
Mon
Dec 15
3:30
Dinner Night Out
Essen Haus
Tue
Dec 30
10:30
Make Cheese Balls for New Year's Eve
   

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER

   Euchre Days are Monday
Nov 17, Dec 1, 15 at 10:00
  Exercise Class starts at 10:30 on the following dates:
Nov 10, 18, 25   Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
NOVEMBER  
Thurs
Nov 13
10:30 
Blood Pressure Checks
Wed
Nov 19
Commercial Jingles Trivia
DECEMBER  
Fri
Dec 5
Visit Montpelier
Mon
Dec 8
Decorate Christmas tree with Family Photos
Fri
Dec 12
Put together a Gingerbread House
Tue
Dec 23
Christmas Party
Wed
Dec 31
New Year's Eve Party
Bring snacks to share
   

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Donna Sprow at dsprow@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
e-mail dsprow@wmsco.org

 

 

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